Bridge Initiative FACTSHEET: PREVENT

2019-05-24T16:05:01+00:00 May 24th, 2019|Prevent in the News, Reports|

IMPACT: The United Kingdom’s Prevent policy aims to prevent vulnerable individuals from becoming terrorists. The policy relies on the unfounded claim that ideology is the main driver of terrorism. Critics have noted that the policy effectively renders all Muslims potential criminals and a U.N. expert has called for the policy to be abandoned. Read More

Separating Families: How PREVENT Seeks the Removal of Children

2018-10-05T14:06:13+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Prevent in the News, Reports|

Now, for the first time, CAGE is offering documentation that the removal of children, and the attempted removal of children, is taking place in the family courts of the United Kingdom. It is being done using an unreliable and highly subjective method of measuring “extremism” and “radicalisation”, themselves subjective terms that have not been adequately

End of Mission Statement of the Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance at the Conclusion of Her Mission to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

2018-05-18T13:49:54+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Prevent in the News, Reports|

To my knowledge, there has been no evidence that Prevent actually prevents extremism, or that link between extremism and terrorism is empirically sound. My understanding is that no government review of or findings regarding the human rights impact of Prevent has been made public, and that no government review of or findings regarding the impact

Counter-terrorism in the NHS – University of Warwick

2018-03-31T08:24:07+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Reports|

NHS Prevent referrals: On a home visit to a family, a healthcare professional noticed a child sitting in front of an Arabic televised news channel. There were also Arabic reading materials lying around. The family were reported to social care as a potential case of radicalisation. The case did not reach Channel. A Prevent referral

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